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Food Literacy Center Wins the Snail of Approval Award

Nov 11, 2014
Food Literacy Center Wins the Snail of Approval Award

“Slow Food Sacramento loves partnering with the Food Literacy Center, Amber Stott, and her great board and volunteers,” said Charity Kenyon, a Slow Food Sacramento board member. The Food Literacy Center is an organization whose mission is to make sure citizens have access to the tools they need to provide themselves a healthy future. Recently the...

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AccessLocal.TV
Ubuntu Green: How They Help

Nov 11, 2014
Ubuntu Green: How They Help

“We’d like to say if Ubuntu Green vanished tomorrow, we hope that the people we work with will have the skills to continue our work,” says Katie Valenzuela Garcia. Ubuntu Green is a community organization located in the city of Sacramento. This organization focuses on building a self sufficient neighborhood that can provide for...

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Cowtown Eats
Instant Reaction: zpizza Tap Room in the Pocket

Nov 10, 2014

zpizza, a Newport Beach-based pizza franchise, opened a Tap House in Sacramento's Pocket neighborhood in late Sept. There's no shortage of great pizza in Sacramento, but none of it (that I know of) in that part of town. When diners...

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VIDEO: Casting votes in hopes to change the future

Nov 10, 2014
VIDEO: Casting votes in hopes to change the future

November 4th was the day that registered voters all around California had a chance to get their voices heard through voting during the mid-term elections. One local polling place in Meadowview was at Antioch Progressive Church. Voters were able to cast their ballots there, or even drop off their mail-in ballots. Last year in...

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Living In Urban Sac
16-Story Mixed-Use High-Rise

The Sacramento Kings  have proposed a 16-story mixed use high-rise next to the new arena that is currently under construction. The plan has the tower facing J Street, between 5th and 6th Streets. The Sacramento Bee reports that the first four floors ...

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Cowtown Eats
15 Most Popular Cowtown Eats Posts of October 2014

Nov 10, 2014

The top 15 most popular posts (separate from the Top 15 Happy Hours list) of October 2014 were: 13 Sacramento Restaurants Opening in 2014 13 Places to Get Bottomless Mimosas in Sacramento Half Off Tickets to Sactoberfest Cowtowneats Guide to...

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2Young2Vote adding voices to the conversation

Nov 10, 2014
2Young2Vote adding voices to the conversation

2Young2Vote is an organization focused on getting more voters to the polls during elections. Of the past ten election cycles, voter turnout was expected to be at the lowest last Tuesday and this is what 2Young2Vote is focused on. They are focused on the young adults who recently turned 18 and teenagers who need their voices...

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: An amazing after school program

Nov 10, 2014
VIDEO: An amazing after school program

The Roberts Family Development Center located in Meadow Glen Apartments in Meadowview California, is one of the ten different locations. This youth center was created to provide a safe and fun place where the community children can rceive some extra school attention and meaning of the word community. The school district has patnered with...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Another Update on South

Nov 9, 2014

South is probably the restaurant that I'm pulling for most, even before they've opened. They've had one setback after another since they first announced their restaurant in 2012. Now, after moving on to their second location, they're on the cusp...

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VIDEO: Franklin Claims Post Season Berth Topping Pleasant Grove

Nov 9, 2014
VIDEO: Franklin Claims Post Season Berth Topping Pleasant Grove

In the final regular season high school football game for Access Sacramento‘s Game of the Week,  the Franklin Wildcats defeated the Pleasant Grove Eagles 38-10 to assure a  post-season playoff berth. Access Sacramento’s Will James and Jim Dimino have the highlights: The game will be replayed on Access Sacramento Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7pm...

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